Books tagged: apartheid

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Defective
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,450. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Apartheid South Africa 1982. An unexpected windfall for her eighteenth birthday gives Kara Butler the opportunity to escape her miserable home life and start somewhere else afresh. She randomly picks Bretherton, a small sleepy seaside town where nothing much happens. But soon her life becomes tangled up with a brain-damaged co-worker, a manipulative married doctor and his agoraphobic wife.
Behind The Walled Garden of Apartheid
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Set against the backdrop of the draconian apartheid regime, Behind the Walled Garden of Apartheid, Datnow’s memoir of growing up in South Africa deftly conjures up the era's blatant racism and the rich African landscape. The author vividly recreates her growing up years as white and Jewish at the height of the apartheid regime.
Dust on His Soul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
The Final Push
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Adam Piskorski. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young Chabopye finds himself in the thick of the struggle against apartheid in the 1980's. Opposition to apartheid exposes him to constant harassment, detention and torture. This story is a triumph of spirit over adversity typical of young activists of his era. The story recognises the role played by rural activists in the journey towards freedom in South Africa.
Fatherland - Die Vaderland
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 55,060. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This book is about the South African White rightwingers' struggle for independence and self-determination post the first democratic general elections of 1994
The World Unseen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Winner of the Pendleton May First Novel Award and a Betty Trask Award, The World Unseen is a captivating human drama and love story between two women who discover universal truths about integrity, justice and finding your voice in 1950's South Africa. 'Elegant and understated' The Times
Sarah's Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Sarah’s Story takes an unflinching look at the the bitter apartheid years. Sarah Khumalo is a farm worker, who works all her life for the Crewe family on their smallholding in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Her family story is the story of the Poqo uprisings, forced removals, small town consumer boycotts, change and murder. The novel won the 1996 Bertram’s Literature of Africa Award.
Going To Pieces…the Dismantling of the United States of America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,200. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
Follow two brave women who discover, document and report a frightening and escalating reality: Congress is spawning tax-funded tribalism across America. Enrolled tribal members are dual citizens – full citizens since 1924, but “federal instrumentalities,” (property) of the federal government as dependent wards. Congress must end race-based separatism and unequal citizenship in America.
Segments Of My Mind
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The poems span four decades of selected writings from the author, starting with “In Black and White”, written at the age of eighteen, making a statement against the apartheid system that ruled South Africa at the time. The remaining poems trace a route through four decades of personal observation, touching on a whole range of human emotion.
The Simple Guide To Nelson Mandela
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This short, simple guide tells you all about Nelson Mandela, from his early years with the ANC, through the turbulent times and tough decisions on the use of violence for the cause, to his working with the South African government to end apartheid. On becoming president and transforming the great nation of South Africa. History in the making